Bell Medium Heli-Utility-Basket™, Lightweight - LH

Mission Equipment
Part Number: D205-541-141
Aircraft Models: Bell - 205

Price:
DART Aerospace's Lightweight Heli-Utility-Basket™ provides the same load capacity as the standard and low profile baskets but with a 42% reduction in weight, a more compact design and a rappel/passenger friendly installation location. The lightweight basket is ideal for operations with weight limitations and lower cargo requirements. The basket is constructed of corrosion-resistant stainless steel, coated with a high-gloss, scratch-resistant white finish. Enhanced saf... Read more
DART Aerospace's Lightweight Heli-Utility-Basket™ provides the same load capacity as the standard and low profile baskets but with a 42% reduction in weight, a more compact design and a rappel/passenger friendly installation location. The lightweight basket is ideal for operations with weight limitations and lower cargo requirements. The basket is constructed of corrosion-resistant stainless steel, coated with a high-gloss, scratch-resistant white finish. Enhanced safety with a simple self-locking handle that assures lid closure and secures cargo during flight. Ease of use with gas spring to assist when opening and closing the lid. The basket features a flat heavy duty stainless steel lid that doubles as a step or as a work platform and is attached using a robust hinge system. *300 lbs/136 kg load capacity. Mounts to STA 129.00 & STA 155.06 existing hardpoints & STA 177 customer installed hardpoints. Includes rappel deflector & additional hardpoints. VFR ops only. Compatible on high & extended height landing gear. Compatible with Heli-Access-Steps™. Not compatible with low gear. Not compatible with floats. Read less

Description

DART Aerospace's Lightweight Heli-Utility-Basket™ provides the same load capacity as the standard and low profile baskets but with a 42% reduction in weight, a more compact design and a rappel/passenger friendly installation location. The lightweight basket is ideal for operations with weight limitations and lower cargo requirements. The basket is constructed of corrosion-resistant stainless steel, coated with a high-gloss, scratch-resistant white finish. Enhanced safety with a simple self-locking handle that assures lid closure and secures cargo during flight. Ease of use with gas spring to assist when opening and closing the lid. The basket features a flat heavy duty stainless steel lid that doubles as a step or as a work platform and is attached using a robust hinge system. *300 lbs/136 kg load capacity. Mounts to STA 129.00 & STA 155.06 existing hardpoints & STA 177 customer installed hardpoints. Includes rappel deflector & additional hardpoints. VFR ops only. Compatible on high & extended height landing gear. Compatible with Heli-Access-Steps™. Not compatible with low gear. Not compatible with floats.

Key Features

  • Installs aft of cargo door
  • Self-locking handle
  • Gas spring assists with closing/opening and keeps lid closed/opened
  • Optional prop arm included
  • Durable scratch resistant finish
  • Easy bolt on installation
  • Heavy duty lid doubles as a step or walkway for maintenance
  • Includes rappel deflector
  • Flat bottom design accommodates more types of cargo
  • Carrying handles

Key Benefits

  • 42% weight reduction compared to standard basket
  • Corrosion-resistant stainless steel construction
  • Approved to be flown on both sides simultaneously
  • No VNE restriction
  • Installs using existing aircraft hard points
  • Does not impede access to the cargo doors
  • Allows unobstructed passenger egress

Approvals

Approval type Authority Reference number Aircraft approved Description
STC EASA - Europe EASA.IM.R.S.01242 205A/205A1/205B/212/214B/214B1/412/412EP Heli-Utility-Basket™
STC TCCA - Canada SH96-120 205A/205A1/205B/212/214B/214B1/412/412CF/412EP Heli-Utility-Basket™
STC FAA - USA SR00696NY 205A/205A1/205B/210/212/214B/214B1/412/412CF/412EP/AB412/AB412EP Heli-Utility-Basket™

OEM Cross References

N/A

External Warning

VFR ops only.

Prerequisite

N/A

Compatible With

Heli-Access Steps: D205-633-011/D205-633-013/D205-633-015. Compatible on high & extended height landing gear.

Not Compatible With

Low Gear; Floats

Flight Restrictions

VFR only, doors must be closed except in hover

Installation Time

5 hrs

Dimensions And Weight

  • Length: 64" / 1.6m
  • Width: 25.5" / 0.65m
  • Weight Display: 69.00 lbs / 31.36 kg

Load Capacity And Volume

  • Volume: 16.4 ft3 / 0.46 m3
  • Load Capacity: 300 lbs / 136.1 kg

Technical Documentation

Downloads

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